Cloud-based project management software coordinates the planning, collaborating, monitoring, and delivering of a project. It allows project managers and teams to collaborate and deliver using a network of tools available that integrate every aspect of managing a project. Leadcom implements world renown Microsoft 365 to support successful delivery of Portfolio’s, Programs and Projects.

The integrated cloud-based components that support project delivery are:

  • SharePoint Online
Microsoft SharePoint is a cloud-based document management and collaboration platform that empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites. Share files, data, news, and resources. Customize your site to streamline your team’s work. Collaborate effortlessly and securely with team members inside and outside your organization, across PCs, Macs, and mobile devices.

  • PowerApps
PowerApps is an initiative by Microsoft that allows developers and nontechnical users to build mobile applications from selectable templates. PowerApps has  connections to various Microsoft-based and third-party applications, including Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and OneDrive in the Office 365 productivity suite, as well as Dropbox, Google Docs, SAP, Oracle and Dynamics CRM.

  • Power BI

Project Management dashboards to easily share and collaborate interactive data visualizations using Power BI.  Encourage data exploration and insight sharing with an intuitive, familiar experience that looks and works like the other Microsoft technologies your teams already use.

The benefits of using cloud-based project management software:

  1. Easy access First and foremost, Microsoft 365 allows project teams to access project related information from any part of the world, provided they have an internet connection. Team members can access content from multiple devices – mobile phone, laptop or tablet. Whether team members are in a meeting room, a conference room or at living room  – they have access to  all project related information at their fingertips. It successfully eliminates any requirement to be linked to a particular server at your workplace or any specific platform (Windows, Mac, Linux etc). Thus, it provides a lot of flexibility and ease in accessing information from anywhere in the world.
  2. Easy to get started with The best part of having Microsoft 365 is the ease to get started with. It does not require any rigorous training, knowledge of extra tools or installations. Unlike conventional methods, which would require specific training about that tool, the software is designed to be used in the most simplest ways.
  3. Highly cost-effective Microsoft 365 is cost-effective. Organisations don’t need to spend millions on buying servers, additional installations or buying additional storage. Usage is scalable, depending on the size of the project team.
  4. Improves collaboration and productivity Microsoft 365 is designed to improve collaboration by provide a centralized place for communication and document sharing which results in high productivity for every team.
  5. Low maintenance technology Microsoft 365 is low on maintenance. Organizations don’t need an army of IT staff solving software related challenges or upgrades.
  6. Reliable and secure Microsoft 365 is reliable and secure.
  7. Allow web-based integrations To run a business effectively, organisations need to integrate a number of applications and services. So, it becomes a necessity for a cloud-based project management tool to allow various web-based integrations at one centralized place. It allows users to manage a plethora of tasks and services simultaneously at one place. This, consequently, helps in saving a lot of time and improving productivity.
  8. Support for remote teams Today, more and more organizations are rooting for cross-functional and decentralized teams. They are building teams with a combination of local, remote and overseas talents. In order to make these teams work, each team member should be able to collaborate, share information, and access critical documents whenever and wherever they need to. That’s what cloud-based project management solutions are designed to help with. One of the critical benefits of using a project management tool is that it enables teams to become more mobile and remote.

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